Alumnus Charles O. “Chad” Holliday—chairman of the board of Bank of America, former CEO of DuPont, and a leader in business sustainability—will receive the fourth honorary degree granted by UT. The degree was approved by the Board of Trustees at its meeting today. Holliday will receive an honorary doctorate in engineering at the December 15
Bienvenido! The UT Ready for the World Café welcomes diners to experience the food of southern Spain on Thursday, November 15. The café operates from noon to 1:00 p.m. in the UT Visitors Center on Neyland Drive. Advance tickets will be sold for the luncheon for $12, and the faculty-staff discount applies.
“Taps,” the somber bugle call associated with military service, will be heard ringing across UT on the chimes of Ayres Hall on Monday, November 12, in celebration of Veterans Day. This year marks the 150th anniversary of “Taps,” and with it a new tradition will be born. UT’s Task Force in Support of Student Veterans
The College of Architecture and Design has named the student winners of its annual MAX_minimum Design Competition. The competition, in its third year, encourages designs that demonstrate the greatest impact to the built environment using the least possible means.
It’s time for UT to “bleed orange” for MEDIC Regional Blood Center’s twenty-fifth annual Battle of the Orange and Blue. The blood drive competition, which puts UT against the University of Kentucky, begins November 12 and ends November 16. Kentucky has won the competition the past two years, so UT students, faculty, and staff are
Five business students had a big idea to raise money for a good cause—a Knoxville-area shelter that cares for low-income seniors—while also doing something fun. So they organized the Barefoot Benefit 5K, which invited barefoot runners and walkers alike to participate in the 3.1-mile race.